From the letters of Paul so far considered, how can one show that Paul attempted to persuade his
listeners through an inductive strategy?
In reading Paul, one must keep in mind that the letters are not idiosyncratic, but rather are
part of a con
What are the two main economic models underlying the first century world? Give examples of
each from the writings of Paul.
The first century world was comprised of many different theological beliefs and lifestyles
including the monotheistic, po
How was Jesus death re-imagined (as seen in the Pre-Pauline traditions)? How does Paul shift
Jesus died in a surprising, horrific, and humiliating way that wasnt supposed to happen.
When Jesus was crucified (the most public and sha
Why does Paul go to such lengths to make the case that no one has an advantage before God?
What are the social assumptions Paul is working against? What are the implications of his
Paul goes to great lengths to spread the word that n